Barclays provides Japan with first listed ETNs

Barclays provides Japan with first listed ETNs

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Yasuhiro Ishibashi, head of investor sales division for Japan at Barclays Capital in Tokyo

Japan's first exchange-traded notes (ETNs) will be listed on the Tokyo Stock Exchange (TSE) in two phases, with the first two ETNs set to be listed on August 23 and giving exposure to volatility and commodities. A further seven ETNs will then be added on the exchange on September 6, linked to different commodity sectors such as precious metals, energy, agriculture and industrial metals. "ETNs can be used to access markets that are difficult to access directly for exchange-traded funds (ETFs),

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